JUNE 17-19, 2024
WASHINGTON, DC    

TechConnect World 2023 Program - Tuesday June 20

7:00RegistrationConvention Center Pre-Function
8:30Joint TechConnect & SBIR/STTR Keynote ProgramMaryland A
Session chair: Jennifer Rocha, TechConnect Division ATI
8:35Fast-tracking National R&D Opportunities
M. Stebbins, ATI, US
8:50Materials & Manufacturing Innovation Priorities
J. Sopcisak, Manufacturing Capability Expansion & Investment Prioritization (MCEIP), Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (OASD) for Industrial Base Policy (IBP), US
9:15SBIR/STTR Keynote Panel: Investment, Innovation, & Strategic Capital for Critical Technologies – SBIR/STTR, US
E. Page-Littleford, Office of Investment & Innovation, US
B. DeVries, Office of Investment & Innovation, US
J. Rathje, DoD, US
9:00Medical & WMD Countermeasures Summit - Keynote (CWMD/MCDC Members meeting)Maryland CD
10:00Coffee Break - Sponsored by REIConvention Center Pre-Function
10:00EPA Student Breakout (Private Meeting)Annapolis 1
10:30CHIPS: KeynotesNational Harbor 6
Session chair: Alex Norman, Princeton University, US
10:30Whole-of-Government efforts to support microelectronics R&D
L.E. Friedersdorf, Office of Science and Technology Policy, US
10:55The role of academia in the future of semiconductor manufacturing
D. Lopez, Pennsylvania State University, US
11:20CHIPS for America Research and Development
M. Dowell, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
10:30Functional CoatingsNational Harbor 8
Session chair: Ida Chen, The Dow Chemical Company, US
10:30Enhanced protection of military personnel using flame-retardant on lightweight fabric
K. Postell, Materic, US
10:50Advancing Biomedical Imaging Performance over the UV, Visible and IR with Nanostructured Antireflection Coatings
A.K. Sood, J.W. Zeller, A.W. Sood, L.S. Chaudhary, H. Efstathiadis, Magnolia Optical Technologies Inc., US
11:10Superhydrophobic metal and polymer surfaces created inside microchannels using a femtosecond laser
S. Sarbada, Y.C. Shin, Purdue University, US
11:30Pilot study of the impact of different precoated paperboard on moisture and oxygen barriers for packaging application
B. Mesic, Karlstad University, SE
10:30Rare Earths & Critical Materials - KeynotesNational Harbor 12
Session chair: Santa Jansone-Popova, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US
10:30Substitutions as an Effective Strategy for Mitigating Supply Chain Risks
T. Lograsso, Ames Laboratory, US
10:55An R&D portfolio to help commercialize America’s abundant unconventional critical mineral resources.
R.B. Thomas, National Energy Technology Laboratory, US
11:20Biomolecular rare earth extraction and separation using lanmodulin
J.A. Mattocks, Z. Dong, G.J.-P. Deblonde, Y. Jiao, D.M. Park, J.A. Cotruvo Jr, The Pennsylvania State University, US
10:30SPM Based Chemical SpectroscopyNational Harbor 4
Session chair: Liang Gong, 3M, US
10:30Exploiting infrared light-matter interactions to explore complex systems at the nanoscale
L. Tetard, University of Central Florida, US
10:55Single electron spectroscopy and ultrafast time resolution by AFM
P. Grutter, McGill University, CA
11:20Elucidation of silk fiber formation by multi-modal SPM
S. Cohen, Weizmann Institute of Science, IL
11:40Infrared correlation nanoscopy with unprecedented spectral coverage
T. Gokus, attocube Systems AG, DE
12:00Correlative Nanoscale Topographical, Mechanical, Electrical and Chemical Property Mapping with Dimension IconIR
C. Li, C. Phillips, Bruker Nano Surfaces and Metrology, US
10:30Materials Innovation for Commercialization of Fusion Energy: KeynotesNational Harbor 7
Session chair: Philip Earp, UK Atomic Energy Authority, UK
10:30ARPAE Programs on Materials: Status and Perspectives
A. Diallo, ARPA-E, US
10:55Rising to the occasion: fusion ignition-enabling materials and manufacturing, and what’s next
R. Dylla Spears, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, US
11:20Innovation Network for Fusion Energy (INFUSE) Public Private Partnerships for the Development of Fusion Energy
A. Lumsdaine, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US
11:45The current status and future of the fusion energy industry
C. Anderson, Fusion Industry Association, US
10:302D Materials Based DevicesChesapeake 1
Session chair: Anirudha Sumant, Argonne National Laboratory, US
10:30Two-Dimensional Heterostructures for Logic, Memory and Photonics
D. Jariwala, University of Pennsylvania, US
10:552D Memtransistors for Stochastic Computing and Their Applications
S. Das, The Pennsylvania State University, US
11:20Straintronic Graphene Transistor with Colossal On/Off Current Ratio
D. Sen, Y. Zheng, S. Das, S. Ghosh, S. Das, The Pennsylvania State University, US
11:40A Peripheral-free True Random Number Generator Based on Integrated Circuits Enabled by Atomically Thin Two-dimensional Materials
H. Ravichandran, Pennsylvania State University, US
10:30Additive Manufacturing: MachinesChesapeake 2
Session chair: John Barnes, The Barnes Global Advisors, US & Slade Gardner, Big Metal Additive, US
10:30Massively-Accessible Approach to Metal 3D Printing
K. Hsu, Arizona State University, US
10:55Additive Manufacturing of Bone Graft Ceramics
A. Steinmark, Materic, US
11:15The development of Rheo-Printing technology on interlayer adhesion strength for Big Area Additive Manufacturing
F.J. Alzahrani, H. Noor, J.P. Coulter, Lehigh University, US
10:30Emerging Battery ChemistriesNational Harbor 13
Session chair: Erik Spoerke, Sandia National Laboratories, US
10:30Metal-CO2 batteries for effective CO2 conversion and energy storage
W. Choi, University of North Texas, US
10:55Progress Towards the Development and Understanding of Energy Dense Rechargeable Batteries Utilizing Zn and Cu
T.N. Lambert, B.R. Wygant, C. Wright, J. Gallaway, A. Stavola, E. Zimmerer, V. DeAngelis, J. Mueller, O. Dutta, I. Vasiliev, K. Acharya, N. Paudel, B. Magar, Sandia National Laboratories, US
11:15Development of High-voltage Supercapacitor for Future Decarbonized Energy Storage Solutions
A. Ray, C. Krasmann, B. Saruhan, German Aerospace Center (DLR), DE
10:30Industrial Decarbonization: BioresourcesChesapeake 3
Session chair: Tim Barckholtz, ExxonMobil, US & Carlos Quiroz-Arita, Sandia National Laboratories, US
10:30Welcome to the Post Pollution Future with LanzaTech
T. Dower, LanzaTech, US
10:55Renewable Methanol Conversion to Lower Emissions Fuels
A. Behkish, S.H. Brown, D.C. Dankworth, M.A. Deimund, M.T. Kapelewski, K.H. Kuechler, M.P. Lanci, L.R. Martens, J.M. McMullan, S. Li, B. O’Neill, A. Souvaliotis, K. Trivedi, S. Weigel, A. Wiersum, L. Zhang, ExxonMobil Technology and Engineering Company, US
11:20Decarbonization of Wastewater Treatment with Microalgae Processes.
J. Polle, S. Blackwell, C. Lesne, J. Coyne, B. Crowe, J. Benemann, T. Lundquist, MicroBio Engineering Inc., US
10:30Molecular ModelingChesapeake A
Session chair: Jan-Willem Handgraaf, Siemens Digital Industries Software, NE
10:30Molecular Dynamics Simulation of the Dynamic Hydration Layer in a Polyzwitterionic Polymer
J.A. Clark, V.M. Prabhu, J.F. Douglas, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
10:50First-principles study of the tritium diffusion and formation in γ-LiAlO2 pellets
Y. Duan, T. Jia, H. Paudel, Y.-L. Lee, D. Senor, A.M. Casella, National Energy Technology Laboratory, US
11:10How molecular simulations can help to energetic transition?
D. Pantano, Total Energies, US
11:35Molecular Dynamic Simulation Study on the Effects of Moisture Content on the Water Activity and Glass Transition Temperature of Food Carbohydrates
L. Abudour, General Mills, US
10:30Bio-based & Bio-inspired MaterialsChesapeake 11
Session chair: Helen Zha, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, US
10:30Biopolymers for materials, tissues and foods towards a sustainable future
D. Kaplan, Tufts University, US
10:55Bioengineering Protein Universe: Food, Feed, Materials
M. Demirel, The Pennsylvania State University, US
11:20Circular Biomaterials at Industrial Scales
S. Lomnes, Ecovative Design, US
11:45Sustainable Synthesis of Silk-Inspired Polymers
A. Connor, M. Koffas, R.H. Zha, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, US
10:30Quantum Information Sciences & TechnologiesChesapeake B
Session chair: Piotr Kulczakowicz, Quantum Startup Foundry, US
10:30Supply Chain Optimization using quantum computers and hybrid technology
A. Khan, ZebraKet, Ltd., US
10:55Today's Quantum Network Challenges
C. McClelland, Qubitekk, US
11:20Quantum Enabled Sensing and Control
G. Teklemariam, gSpin Technologies, US
11:45Controlled Encapsulation of Nanodiamond Qubits by Metal-Organic Frameworks: Towards Enhanced Quantum Sensing
S. Crawford, R. Shugayev, G. Lander, H. Paudel, Y. Duan, J. Baltrus, N. Diemler, J. Ellis, K. Kim, P. Cvetic, National Energy Technology Laboratory/Leidos, Inc., US
12:05Opportunities for Quantum Computing and Simulations for Applications to Energy-Relevant Materials
H.P. Paudel, B. Avramidis, D. Alfonso, K.D. Jordan, Y. Duan, National Energy Technology Laboratory, US
10:30Nano4Earth - National Nanotechnology Coordination OfficeChesapeake C
10:30Overview remarks
Q. Spadola, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, US
10:40Reducing waste in the production of nanoelectronics
J. Draa, Grolltex, Inc., US
10:50Carbon Nanotubes to Enable 1000x Reduction in Data Center Computing
J. Provine, Aligned Carbon, US
11:00Synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes and Fabrication of Multilayer Nanocomposites
V.M. Boddu, Office of Research and Development (ORD), US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), US
11:10Protein-based nanoparticles as bioengineered platforms for pesticide delivery
I. González-Gamboa and N. Steinmetz, University of California San Diego, US
Panelist
P. Antunez, Brookhaven National Laboratory, US
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C. Allen-Chu, Clark Street Associates, US
Panelist
H. Henry, National Institutes of Health, US
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M. Kiley, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, US
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B. Brough, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, US
10:30Navy MANTECH Advanced Manufacturing ChallengeNational Harbor 5
Session chair: Jonathan Jakischa & Laura Murphree, TechConnect - ATI, US
10:30Navy MANTECH Centers - Overview
M. Snider, ATI - Navy ManTech, US
10:45Additive Manufacturing with Dynamic Laser Beam Shaping based on Coherent Beam Combining
L. Lev, Civan Lasers USA, US
10:52Intrepid Expeditionary 3D Printer
E. Shnell, Craitor, Inc., US
10:59Hybrid Additive System For Ceramic Matrix Composites
D. Crenshaw, DC Precision Ceramics LLC, US
11:06A single step seamless digital solution for autonomous hybrid remanufacturing and repair: from 3D scanning to path planning.
R. Samson, Elementiam Materials & Manufacturing Inc., CA
11:13Onshoring of Custom Chip Carriers for DOD Applications
B. English, EngeniusMicro, US
11:20Multi-axis 3D printing
H. Noori, Oklahoma State University, US
11:27Robotic Additive Manufacturing with Continuous Carbon Fiber for Large and Novel Structures
A. Badesha, Orbital Composites, Inc., US
11:34Convolution HiDeNN-AI for Integrating Multiscale Topological Optimization with Additive Manufacturing
D. Qian, HIDENN-AI, LLC, US
11:413D Sand Printer for Metalcasting Agility, Lightweighting & Advanced Defense Materials
D. Shirkey, LightSpeed Concepts Inc., US
Review Panelist
A. Cauley, Huntington Ingalls Industries, US
Review Panelist
J. Chaidez, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, US
Review Panelist
G. Buczkowski, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, US
Review Panelist
J. Iraci, General Dynamics Electric Boat, US
Review Panelist
TBA, Lockheed Martin Hypersonics Engineering & Accelerated Technologies, US
Review Panelist
K. Thorn, NAVAIR, US
Review Panelist
J. McRoberts, Manufacturing Science & Technology Program - OSD Manufacturing Technology, US
Review Panelist
S. Ng, NAVAIR, US
10:30TechConnect Innovation Pitches: AI, Data, Cyber, SoftwareMaryland 1
Session chair: Jennifer Rocha, TechConnect Division, ATI, US
10:30USINDOPACOM Innovation Spotlight
R. Roley, USINDOPACOM, US
10:45Cybersecurity Embedded into Solid State Hard Drive Firmware
J. Benkert, Cigent Technology Inc., US
10:52HiDeNN-MCA: Hierarchical Deep-learning Neural Network enabled Multiresolution Clustering Analysis Software Toolkit for Evaluation of Mechanical Properties and Performance of Composite Structures
D. Qian, HIDENN-AI, LLC, US
10:59Blockchain Enabled, Supply Chain Transparency for Defense Supply Chains
D. Rampton, The Provenance Chain Network Inc., US
11:06DataTwin: A Proactive Data Management Solution
T. Ekin, Texas State University, US
11:13FLUIX Project Stellar - The future of cooling on Earth & in Space
A. Sastri, FLUIX Inc., US
11:20ARGUS – Anomaly Recognition Graphical Universal System
Z. Lu, Hong Kong Industrial Artificial Intelligence & Robotics Centre (FLAIR), HK
11:27PoF – Power over Fiber: A Novel Approach for Energy Transmission
A. Cerqueira Sodré Junior, Inatel – Instituto Nacional de Telecomunicações, BR
Review Panelist
R. Roley, USINDOPACOM, US
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M. Schweitzer, Navy CIO, US
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P. Staszak, Boeing, US
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J. Fanelli, Navy CIO, US
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C. Chin, CLC Advisors, US
10:30TechConnect Innovation Pitches: Electronics, Sensors, CommunicationsMaryland 2
Session chair: Brent Segal, Lockheed Martin, US
10:30Lockheed Martin Innovation Spotlight
C. Owens, Lockheed Martin, US
10:45elementalGEO(TM)
E. Enig, Enig Associates, Inc., US
10:52A Secure Wireless IoT Chipset for Smart Building and Smart City Applications
J. Terry, Espre Technologies, Inc., US
10:59Smallest Infrared Hyperspectral Camera
M. Hinnrichs, Pacific Advanced Technology, US
11:06Spectrally Efficient Peer-to-Peer (SEPP) Wireless Technology
A. Salindong, Trabus Technologies, US
11:13MEMCPU Platform
J. Aiken, MemComputing, Inc., US
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C. Owens, Lockheed Martin, US
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C. Nieto, IEEE Entrepreneurship, US
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N. Edmonsond, Northrop Grumman, US
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B. Segal, Lockheed Martin, US
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TBA, TechLink, US
10:30SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit: SBIR 101Maryland A
E. Page-Littleford, Office of Investment & Innovation, US
11:00SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit: Reverse PitchesMaryland A
11:00A. Richards, EPA, US
11:05E. Metz, DoED, US
11:10J. Gray, NIST, US
11:15G. Lind, NOAA, US
11:20B. Kendrick, PHMSA, US
11:25M. Coffman, USDA, US
11:30B. Renner, DHS, US
11:35E. Nelson, NASA, US
11:40E. Pierstorff, NSF, US
11:45E. Chant, DOE, US
11:50S. Fertig, HHS, US
11:55S. Celis, DOD, US
10:30Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science Accelerator Research and Development and Production (ARDAP), Annual Principal (PI) Meeting: Session 1 Accelerators for Security and MedicineMaryland 5
Session chair: Eric Colby, U.S. Department of Energy, US
10:30Introduction & Welcome
E. Colby, U.S. Department of Energy, US
10:50Development of Compact Carbon Beam Scanners for Cancer Therapy
B. Mustapha, Argonne National Laboratory, US
11:10Compact High Efficiency Traveling Wave Linac with Pulse-to-Pulse Tunable Energy
V. Dolgashev, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, US
11:30Adaptive Machine Learning for Control of Compact Accelerators
A. Scheinker, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US
10:30Army xTech Startup Summit (Private Meeting)Maryland 6
11:00Medical & WMD Countermeasures Summit - (CWMD/MCDC Members meeting)Maryland CD
12:00Lunch BreakOn own
12:00TechConnect Business Team Meet & GreetExpo Hall AB
12:00EPA P3 National Student Design Competition ShowcaseExpo Hall AB
1:00Navy MANTECH Advanced Manufacturing ChallengeNational Harbor 5
Session chair: Jonathan Jakischa & Laura Murphree, TechConnect Division, ATI, US
1:00Non-composite, polymer-free densified carbon nanotube (DCN) sheet as extreme cold weather resistant gasket material
C. Li, 4TH Phase Technologies, Inc., US
1:07A new class of smart responsive materials developed for self-healing anti-corrosion coatings in extreme environments.
D. Gilmour, A2O Advanced Materials Inc., CA
1:14Effective and Non-toxic Underwater and Marine Adhesive
L. Takiff, Akita Innovations LLC, US
1:214D Printing of Novel Materials
Y. Mirchandani, Beacon Industries Inc., US
1:28Naval Alloys With Reduced Sensitization
D. Weiss, Ce-Ri-SS Materials LLC, US
1:35Additively Manufactured Continuous Fiber C/C and Ceramic Matrix Composite (C/SiC, SiC/SiC) Preforms for Hypersonic Applications
P. McHail, Continuous Composites, US
1:42Additive Hypersonic Fabrication
Y. Mirchandani, Beacon Industries Inc., US
1:49Uncooled Shortwave Imagers for Hypersonic Targeting
M. Ettenberg, Princeton Infrared Technologies, Inc., US
Review Panelist
A. Cauley, Huntington Ingalls Industries, US
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J. Chaidez, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, US
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G. Buczkowski, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, US
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J. Iraci, General Dynamics Electric Boat, US
Review Panelist
TBA, Lockheed Martin Hypersonics Engineering & Accelerated Technologies, US
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K. Thorn, NAVAIR, US
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L. Moreno, NAVSEA, US
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J. McRoberts, Manufacturing Science & Technology Program - OSD Manufacturing Technology, US
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S. Ng, NAVAIR, US
2:30Navy MANTECH Advanced Manufacturing ChallengeNational Harbor 5
Session chair: Jonathan Jakischa & Laura Murphree, TechConnect Division, ATI, US
2:30A fast-learning and low-cost humanoid robot that acts as workforce multiplier
S. Srivastav, Aivot Robotics, Inc, US
2:37Blockchain and AI/ML Enabled 6G network for Swarm of UAVs
S. Mirchandani, Bryka Skystocks LLC, US
2:44A Defect Measurement Tool to Improve Aircraft Sustainment and Decrease Downtime
J. Rozzi, Creare LLC, US
2:51Physical Identifiers for 21st Century Fleet Fabrication and Sustainment
M. Kozicki, Densec ID, US
2:58FLX BOT for Manufacturing Maintenance
M. Bilsky, FLX Solutions, US
3:05High-Quality Composite Repair with a Single Vacuum Bag
D. Metrey, Luna Labs USA, LLC, US
3:12Machine Learning Enabled Nondestructive Monitoring Device for Surface Adhesives and Coatings
J. Yoon, Optowares, Inc., US
3:19Real-time and passive acoustic structural monitoring of ships and components
E. Cretu, The University of British Columbia, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Eng., CA
Review Panelist
A. Cauley, Huntington Ingalls Industries, US
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J. Chaidez, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, US
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G. Buczkowski, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, US
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J. Iraci, General Dynamics Electric Boat, US
Review Panelist
TBA, Lockheed Martin Hypersonics Engineering & Accelerated Technologies, US
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K. Thorn, NAVAIR, US
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L. Moreno, NAVSEA, US
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J. McRoberts, Manufacturing Science & Technology Program - OSD Manufacturing Technology, US
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S. Ng, NAVAIR, US
1:30CHIPS: Advanced Metrology to Ensure Success for Next Generation SemiconductorsNational Harbor 6
Session chair: Alex Norman, Princeton University, US
1:30In-Line Metrology Requirements and Needs for Leading Edge Technology
D. Schmidt, IBM Research, US
1:55Solutions for Gate-all-around (GAA) Device Development and Manufacturing
X. Gu, P. Hsu, Y.H. Kim, A. Mani, P. Kirby, Thermo Fisher Scientific, US
2:20CHIPS Act Semiconductor Metrology Needs for R&D
D. Henshall, V. Zhirnov, T. Younkin, Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), US
2:45Break
2:55Surface and subsurface quantitative mechanical property measurements by contact resonance atomic force microscopy on low-k dielectric structures
G. Stan, C.V. Ciobanu, S.W. King, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
3:15Analysis of buried interfaces for device technology by soft and hard X-ray photoemission
K. Artyushkova, J. Mann, S. Zaccarine, Physical Electronics, US
3:35Evaluating the Impact of Defects, Interfaces and Boundaries on Thermal Transport in 2D Materials Using a Novel Opto-Thermal Metrology Technique with Sub-Micron Resolution
B.M. Foley, A.H. Jones, J.T. Gaskins, P.E. Hopkins, Laser Thermal Inc, US
3:55Silicon Dopant Quantification in Atom Probe Tomography
K. DeRocher, M. McLean, F. Meisenkothen, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
1:30MembranesNational Harbor 8
Session chair: Qilin Li, Rice University, US
1:30Ion Selective Ion Exchange Membranes for the specific Recovery of Phosphorous and Lithium
D. Jassby, E. Hoek, J. Wang, A. Iddya, University of California, Los Angeles, US
1:552D nanomaterial-based multifunctional membranes for metal and oxyanion removal
B. Mi, University of California at Berkeley, US
2:20Effect of Film Thickness and Temperature on the CO2 Sorption in Poly(ethyleneimine)
J.R. Hoffman, A.E. Baumann, C.M. Stafford, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
2:45Correlating the Diffusion of Water in Model Polyamides with Controlled Cross-link Densities to their Performance in Reverse Osmosis Membranes for Desalination
V.J. Witherspoon, K. Ito, C.R. Snyder, M. Tyagi, T.B. Martin, P.A. Beaucage, R.C. Nieuwendaal, R.S. Vallery, D.W. Gidley, J.D. Wilbur, D. Welsh, C.M. Stafford, C.L. Soles, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
3:10Opportunities and Challenges of Membrane Separation in Chemical Industry
Y. Liu, J. Liu, A. Singh, Dow Inc., US
1:30REE: Advances in Solvent Separation TechnologiesNational Harbor 12
Session chair: Helen Hsu-Kim, Duke University, US
1:30Considerations for Sustainable Rare Earth Separation
T. Villalon, Phoenix Tailings, US
1:55The Feasibility of Integrating Electrodialysis with Solvent Extraction for Separation of Rare Earth Elements
M. Baghbanzadeh, S. Mosadeghsedghi, K. Volchek, M.E. Sauber, Natural Resources Canada, CA
2:15Nanoengineered cellulose for the sustainable separation of rare earth elements
A. Sheikhi, The Pennsylvania State University, US
2:35Development of Novel Ligand Chemistries for Light-driven Reactions Toward Separation of Critical Rare Earths
A. Ferguson, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, US
3:00REE: Advances in Solid-Liquid/Ion-Exchange Separation TechnologiesNational Harbor 12
Session chair: Helen Hsu-Kim, Duke University, US & Marty Ryan, CREaTe & ATI, US
3:00Extraction and Purification of REEs from Waste Ores using Chromatographic Separation
G. Carlson, Tusaar Corp, US
3:20Ligand-Associated Sorbents and Solid-Liquid Extraction System for Producing Individually Separated High Purity Rare Earth Elements from Ores and Unconventional Sources
T.M. Dittrich, M. Dardona, C. Boxley, S.K. Mohanty, D. Kakaris Porter, C.M. Tummala, S. Praneeth, Wayne State University, US
3:40Extraction of critical elements from geothermal brine using magnetic core shell particles
P.K. Thallapally, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, US
4:00Biosorption for Enhanced Lithium Recovery from Geothermal Brines
G.P. Katz, M.R. Pavia, J. Clarke, Katz Water Technologies, Inc., US
1:30SPM in Biology & MedicineNational Harbor 4
Session chair: Christina Newcomb, Stanford University, US
1:30Multiplexed nanoscale viscoelastic mapping of melanoma cells as a biomarker of tumor progression and metastasis
A. Cartagena-Rivera, National Institutes of Health (NIH), US
1:55Malaria derived-EVs properties and function studied by Atomic force microscopy (AFM)
I. Rosenhek-Goldian, P.A. Karam, I. Azuri, E. Dekel, M.I. Morandi, S.R. Cohen, N. Regev-Rudzki, Weizmann Institute of Science, IL
2:15Evaluation of FluidFM for genome editing in single cells
S. Patange, S. Maragh, U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
2:40The Effect of Lipid Bilayer Dehydration on its Physical Properties
N. Kampf, Y. Dong, Y. Schilt, W. Cao, U. Raviv, J. Klein, Weizmann Institute of Science, IL
3:00Elucidating the pH-driven conformational shift of R-bodies, a force generator in bacteria, with in situ AFM
S. Zhang, University of Washington, US
1:30Materials Innovation for Commercialization of Fusion EnergyNational Harbor 7
Session chair: Arnold Lumsdaine, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US
1:30Engineering assurance of materials for fusion – capability and innovation
P. Earp, United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, UK
1:55Materials and Manufacturing Challenges for Fusion Energy Systems
C. Parga, Zap Energy, US
2:20Advanced Materials Technologies Enabling High Temperature Superconducting Tokamaks
J. Trelewicz, Stony Brook University, US
2:45Break
2:55Utilization of Ultra-High Performance Concrete in Commercial Fusion Energy Facilities
D. LaBrier, M. Mashal, M. Acharya, M. Benson, B. Sosa Aispuro, Idaho State University, US
3:15Electrodeposition of Functionally Graded Brazing Interlayers for Enhanced Joint Strength between Plasma-Facing Materials and Heat Sinks
K. Lee, H. Garich, S. Snyder, M. Inman, Faraday Technology, Inc., US
3:35HTS fusion conductors are not like their schematic cartoon!
D. Abraimov, G. Bradford, J. Bang, L.D. Cooley, F. Kametani, D.C. Larbalestier, H. Mata, Y. Oz, V. Phifer, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Florida State University, US
3:55Critical Materials for High Field Fusion Needs and A Potential Alternative HTS
Y. Zhai, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, US
1:30Graphene and 2D Materials for Energy Related ApplicationsChesapeake 1
Session chair: Elena Polyakova, Graphene Laboratories, US & Anirudha Sumant, Argonne National Laboratory, US
1:30Disrupting Lubrication Industry: Achieving Superlubricity on Rough Steel Surfaces without Oil Under Sustained Sliding-Rolling Contact
A. Sumant, Argonne National Laboratory, US
1:55From Concepts to Real-World Solutions: The Evolving Landscape of Graphene Oxide Advancements
E. Polyakova, Graphene Laboratories, Inc., US
2:15Scalable, Conformal Graphene-based encapsulation for Li-ion cathode materials
D. Despinoy, J. Pistorino, Volexion, US
2:35Fast Identification of Monolayer MoS2 on Various Substrates Using Deep Neural Network
Y. Zhou, Y. Zheng, S. Wang, S. Sayin, Z. Li, M. Zaghloul, George Washington University, US
1:30Advanced Manufacturing InnovationChesapeake 2
Session chair: Chris Menzel, Fujifilm Dimatix, Inc., US
1:30A LifeCycle Use case comparison of 3D/Additive vs Traditional Manufactured part
S. Monroe, AMGTA, US
1:55Digital Material Deposition using Inkjet - Inkjet for Industrial 3D Applications
R. Baker, Integrity Integration, US
2:20Unlocking the Potential of High-Performance, Multi-Material Printing with NovoJet
R. Borrell, Quantica Gmbh, US
2:45Metal Additive Manufacturing for Production
A.C. Barbati, Desktop Metal
3:10Break
3:20Stable uniform nanoparticle dispersion in composite materials for antibacterial food packaging
S. Lee, C&G Hitech Co., Ltd., KR
3:40Cyber-Physical Trust Anchors for a Secure Supply Chain
M. Maasberg, I. Taylor, L.G. Butler, United States Naval Academy, US
4:00A sure shot: Fine-tuning focused ion beam placement with critical-dimension localization microscopy
A.C. Madison, C.R. Copeland, R.G. Dixson, B.R. Ilic, J.A. Liddle, S.M. Stavis, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
4:20How A Modular Delivery Model Drives Developing Technology Project Viability
M. Villegas, Koch Modular Process Systems, US
1:30Battery InnovationNational Harbor 13
Session chair: Erik Spoerke, Sandia National Laboratories, US
1:30Sodium-ion Batteries – Moving from Over-Hyped to Reality, What are they Really?
J. Pouchet, Natron Energy, US
1:55EC-Leach: Sustainable Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling
D.E. Molina, M. Shi, B. Adhikari, J. Klaehn, L. Diaz, T. Lister, Idaho National Laboratory, US
2:15Critical Materials Recovery from Recycled Lithium-ion Batteries
M. Shi, D.E. Molina Montes de Oca, L.A. Diaz, J.R. Klaehn, A.D. Wilson, T.E. Lister, Idaho National Laboratory, US
2:35The Search For Materials That Are Attractive To “Natural” Li Diffusion And Structurally Stable Using AES And LEED
J. Ociepa, M. Adam, B. Checinski, OCI Vacuum Microengineering Inc., CA
2:55Developments of Solid Components for Manufacturing Nanostructure Metal-Organic Superconductive Memcapacitive Josephson Junctions Energy Storage Systems at Room-Temperature
E.T. Chen, J.T. Thornton, S-H. Duh, Advanced Biomimetic Sensors, Inc., US
1:30Sustainability & Efficiency InnovationsChesapeake C
Session chair: Cy Wilson, NASA Langley Research Center, US
1:30Advances in Solid Phase Colloidal Materials for Environmental Remediation
J. Freim, Regenesis Bioremediation, US
1:50Solid Waste Reduction via Waste-to-Energy: Experience with Trashology’s On-Site Waste-to-Energy System
M. Young, S. Armstrong, J. Farias, R. Thompson, W. Wang, Trashology, US
2:10Compact, high-power superconducting radio-frequency accelerators for environmental applications
G. Ciovati, A. Castilla-Loeza, G. Cheng, U. Pudasaini, R. Rimmer, H. Vennekate, H. Wang, S. Wang, J. Anderson, B. Coriton, L. Holland, D. Packard, K. Thackston, C. Bott, R. Pearce, Xi Li, D. Knappe, F. Hannon, T. Schultheiss, J. Rathke, Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, US
2:30Advances in Electrostatic Filter Technology Enables Smart Filter Producing Increase in IAQ, Lowered Energy Cost, and Reduced Waste
L. Rothenberg, Agentis Air LLC, US
2:50Qualifying climate-tech for the market: Safety and sustainability considerations
J.A. Shatkin, K.J. Ong, J.D. Ede, Vireo Advisors, LLC, US
3:10H Quest Vanguard Inc.: Low-cost hydrogen production from natural gas through microwave plasma pyrolysis
G. Skoptsov, H Quest Vanguard Inc., US
1:30AI for MaterialsChesapeake A
Session chair: Jan-Willem Handgraaf, Siemens Digital Industries Software, NE
1:30Generative Models for Synthetically Accessible Polymers
N.E. Jackson, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, US
1:55Accelerating Materials Discovery and Design using AI and Machine Learning
P.S. Dutta, A. Koneru, D. Sanpui, A. Chandra, H. Chan, S. Manna, S. Banik, T.D. Loeffler, S.K.R.S. Sankaranarayanan, University of Illinois at Chicago, US
2:15Robocoater: Automated, Multi-Modal Optical Characterization Platform for Performing Closed-loop Bayesian Optimization of Thin-Film Hybrid Perovskite for PV Application
N. Woodward, B. Guo, M. Chauhan, M. Abolhasani, K. Rayes, A. Amassian, North Carolina State University, US
2:35Machine Learning-Driven Automated Scanning Probe Microscopy
Y. Liu, K.P. Kelley, R.K. Vasudevan, M. Ziatdinov, S.V. Kalinin, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US
2:55Machine learning accelerated computational design of materials and processes
T.P.M. Goumans, M. Hellström, P.S.N. Onofrio, N. Aguirre, R. Rüger, Software for Chemistry & Materials, NL
1:30Innovations in Precision Health and Diagnostics for Health WellnessChesapeake 11
Session chair: Prakash Nallathamby, Notre Dame University, US
1:30NearWave Imager: The First Entirely Handheld Real-time Frequency-Domain Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Imaging System
R. Stillwell, Nearwave, US
1:55A Multimodal Approach To Prehabilitation, Rehabilitation and Mental Readiness with VR
V. Somareddy, Neuro Rehab VR, US
2:15Detection and treatment of endometriosis using a novel nanomedicine platform
Y. Park, A. Demessie, A. Luo, O.R. Taratula, A.S. Moses, P. Do, L. Campos, Y. Jahangiri, C.R. Wyatt, H.A. Albarqi, K. Farsad, O.D. Slayden, O. Taratula, Oregon State University, US
2:35Break
2:45Biomimetic, Antibiotic Free, Nanoparticles for Agent Agnostic Broad Spectrum Antimicrobial Action including ESKAPE Pathogens
J. Hopf, J. Olesk, C. Evans, J. Ross, D. Donahue, V. Ploplis, F. Castellino, S. Lee, P.D. Nallathamby, University of Notre Dame, US
3:05Stem Cell Precision Medicine Human Brain Disease Models
R. Anand, Neurxstem Inc, US
3:25Photo-Responsive Nanomedicine for Placenta Visualization and Photo-Hyperthermia for Potential Management of Ectopic Pregnancy
O. Taratula, A. Moses, L. Kadam, O. Taratula, L. Myatt, M.K. Baldwin, Oregon State University, US
3:45Small Molecule Drug to Treat Space Travel Induced Bone Reduction
J. Barnett, J. McCall, H. Blair, J. Soboloff, W. Geldenhuys, ExesaLibero Pharma, Inc, US
1:30Micro & Bio Fluidics, Lab-on-a-ChipChesapeake B
Session chair: Kwang W. Oh, University at Buffalo (SUNY), US
1:30Membrane displacement traps for deterministic droplet and cell manipulation
M. Yeh, J. Harriot, D.L. DeVoe, University of Maryland, US
1:55Sensitive POC (point-of-care) system to detect virus from the environmental and fecal samples using graphene oxide
J. Min, Chung-Ang University, KR
2:20Automated Acoustic Levitation Sample Delivery for Multiple Synchrotron and XFEL Beam Lines
P.T. Docker, D. Axford, V. Baker, F. Gueniat, A. Barnes, J. Drewitt, D. Crivelli, Diamond light Source, UK
2:40Soft, tissue-integrated microfluidics for self-powered, wireless biosensors and biofluid-activated batteries
A.J. Bandodkar, North Carolina State University, US
1:00Student Leaders Conference - Career Pathways PanelChesapeake 10
Session chair: L. Raskin
Panelist
M. Dowell, NIST Boulder Laboratory, US
Panelist
L. Fridersdorf, White House Office of Science & Technology Policy, US
Panelist
B.J. Lanier, Isosceles Pharmaceuticals, US
1:30TechConnect Innovation Pitches: Energy, Efficiency, Environmental IIMaryland 1
Session chair: Jennifer Rocha, TechConnect Division, ATI, US
1:30Highly Conductive Covalently Bonded Electrodes for Fast Charging Li-ion Batteries
S. Bagheri, University of Waterloo, CA
1:37Aluminum Cerium Alloys and Composites for Harsh Service Conditions
C. Forney, Ames National Laboratory, US
1:44Perovskite Tandem Solar Cells
V. Agnihotri, The Australian National University, AU
1:51Ammonia Powered Fuel Cell-based Electric Vehicle
M. LI, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK
1:58Organic lighting devices
M. Kocherga, Margik Inc., US
2:05High strength aluminum/calcium composite conductor cable
C. Forney, Ames National Laboratory, US
2:12Advanced alkaline water electrolysis stack for green hydrogen production
M.S. Kim, Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER), KR
2:27High Performance Dual-band and High Gain Antenna
A. Cerqueira Sodré Junior, Inatel – Instituto Nacional de Telecomunicações, BR
Review Panelist
M. Wu, RISE Consortium, US
Review Panelist
R. Roley, USINDOPACOM, US
Review Panelist
N. Cameron, Emerald Technology Ventures, CA
Review Panelist
J. Bindra, University of Ottawa , CA
1:30TechConnect Innovation Pitches: Electronics, Sensors & CommunicationsMaryland 2
Session chair: Bart Romanowicz, TechConnect Division, ATI, US
1:30TechLink Innovation Spotlight
D. Scott, TechLink, US
1:45Embedded Concrete Resistivity Sensor System
N. Kargah-Ostadi, Callentis Consulting Group, LLC, US
1:52Aligned Carbon Nanotube RF Devices for Next-Gen Wireless Communication
K. Jinkins, SixLine Semiconductor, US
1:59High-Speed High-Throughput Imaging with Radio Waves
T. Cargol, Spectrohm, Inc,, US
2:06Compact Underwater Lidar System
E. Larson, Tampa Deep Sea Xplorers, Inc., US
2:13Wireless Battery Personalized Wearable Electronics
P. Gutruf, T. Stuart, University of Arizona, US
2:20Nanocircuits at optical frequencies
T. Bray, University of Pennsylvania-Penn Center for Innovation, US
Review Panelist
B. Romanowicz, TechConnect Division, ATI, US
Review Panelist
J. Wong, IEEE, US
Review Panelist
P. Parthiban, Just Venture Labs, US
Review Panelist
D. Ojika, Flapmax, US
Review Panelist
D. Scott, TechLink, US
2:30Student Leaders Conference - FAIR data sessionChesapeake 10
Discussion Leader
K. Addepalli, National Cancer Institute, US
3:00TechConnect Innovation Pitches: AI, Data, Cyber, Software IIMaryland 1
Session chair: Jennifer Rocha, TechConnect Division ATI
3:00Jaseci: a technology stack for bleeding edge AI
J. Mars, JaseciLabs, US
3:07edgeCore - Digital Twin Solution Driving Increased AI/ML Accuracy and Time to Value
J. Jarman, edgeTI, US
3:14Risk-informed Cyber Asset Management
R. Safran, KeyCaliber, Inc., US
3:21Datalink-Enabled AI for Fire Optimization
Y. Mirchandani, Neoskye Inc., US
3:28Santos - the only physics-based virtual human model
T. Klopfenstein, University of Iowa Technology Institute, US
Review Panelist
R. Roley, USINDOPACOM, US
Review Panelist
M. Schweitzer, Navy CIO, US
Review Panelist
J. Fanelli, Navy CIO, US
3:00Spark Notes: How the Federal Government is Catalyzing Clean Energy InnovationMaryland 2
The U.S. is making unprecedented investments in clean energy to strengthen our economic and national security. Yet, technologists and entrepreneurs can struggle to learn how to plug in. In this session, you'll learn from experts and leaders in energy innovation programs how the government and military works with the startup community to make investments in game changing technologies.
M. Wu, RISE Consortium, US
L.R. Dalton, Mission Strategies, US
W. Tallarico, Silicon Valley Defense Group, US
L. Robinson, Defense Innovation Unit, US
J. Cook, Idaho National Laboratory, US
1:00SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit: Navigating Agency DifferencesMaryland 3
An inside look into the world of SBIR/STTR. You should leave with an understanding of how to figure out which agency is right for you and concrete next steps.
D. Lang, DHS, US
H. Ahn, NSF Program Director, US
D. Carroll, AFWERX, US
S. Fertig, NIH, US
1:00SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit: DoD Deep DiveMaryland 4
J. Thabet, DARPA, US
C. Barnhill, MDA, US
A. Roots, CBD, US
D. Price, DLA, US
C. Gibney, DHA, US
J. Wallace, NGA, US
2:00SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit: SBIR Success StoriesMaryland 3
Hear about the entrepreneurial journey from SBIR/STTR recipients.
C. Rabke, DOE, US
M. Dinsmore, Beacon Interactive, US
L. Avila, Kitware, Inc., US
K. Liu, Circulomics, US
3:00SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit: Getting HelpMaryland 3
This panel will highlight the various types of support available through entrepreneur support organizations (ESOs). This session will also address Federal programs available to support ESOs.
E. Hawkes, Jr., Office of Investment & Innovation - SBA, US
O. Okabam, Oklahoma Tom Love Center, US
H. McClendon, Louisiana Business and Technology Center, US
C. Matsuki, Hawaii Technology Development Corporation, US
2:00SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit: NSF Deep DiveMaryland 4
B. Schrag, NSF, US
2:30SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit: NIH Deep DiveMaryland 4
S. Fertig, NIH, US
3:00SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit: NASA Deep DiveMaryland 4
Q. Bonds, NASA, US
J. Eng, NASA, US
3:30SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit: DOE Deep DiveMaryland 4
E. Chant, DOE, US
1:00Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science Accelerator Research and Development and Production (ARDAP), Annual Principal (PI) Meeting: Session 2 NIR Laser Technologies for Scientific ResearchMaryland 5
Session chair: Eric Colby, U.S. Department of Energy, US
1:00A Novel Coherent Combining Approach Towards High Peak and High Average Power Ultrafast Lasers Phase III
A. Galvanauskas, University of Michigan, US
1:20Scaling high energy utrafast Yb-based lasers for compact accelerators and applications
J. Rocca, Colorado State University, US
1:40Energy and Power Scaling of Nonlinearly Compressed Ultrashort Laser Pulses using Coherent Pulse Combining
T. Zhou, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, US
2:00Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science Accelerator Research and Development and Production (ARDAP), Annual Principal (PI) Meeting: Session 3 MIR and LWIR Laser Technologies for Scientific ResearchMaryland 5
Session chair: Eric Colby, U.S. Department of Energy, US
2:00Optical Materials for Ultrahigh-Power Long-Wave Infrared Lasers
M. Polyanskiy, Brookhaven National Laboratory, US
2:20Novel, Middle and Long Wave Infrared Laser Sources For Accelerator Applications
S. Mirov, University of Alabama, Birmingham, US
3:00Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science Accelerator Research and Development and Production (ARDAP), Annual Principal (PI) Meeting: Session 4 High Power Industrial Accelerator Technologies - RF SourcesMaryland 5
Session chair: Eric Colby, U.S. Department of Energy, US
3:00Electrostatic potential depression and its applications
H. Xu, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US
3:20Progress of the Design and Testing of an L-Band, High Efficiency, 100 kW average power RF Amplifier for Accelerator Applications
M. Othman, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, US
3:40Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science Accelerator Research and Development and Production (ARDAP), Annual Principal (PI) Meeting: Session 5 High Power Industrial Accelerator Technologies - LinacsMaryland 5
Session chair: Eric Colby, U.S. Department of Energy, US
3:40Progress on the Development of A High Efficiency 1 MW, 1 MeV Linac for Industrial Applications
M. Shumail, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, US
4:00Design and Prototyping for a Compact 10 MeV SRF Accelerator for Irradiation Purposes – Year 2
G. Ciovati, Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, US
4:40Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science Accelerator Research and Development and Production (ARDAP), Annual Principal (PI) Meeting: Working with the DOE National Laboratories' Accelerator R&D Capabilities - information session open to allMaryland 5
Session chair: Eric Colby, U.S. Department of Energy, US
4:40DOE ARDAP Program Managers
1:30Army xTech Startup Summit (Private Meeting)Maryland 6
1:00CBRN Defense Modernization Challenge - Protection (MCDC & CWMD Sponsored)Maryland CD
Session chair: Katie Bornfleth & Nick Kacsandi, TechConnect Division, ATI, US
1:00Challenge Overview - MCDC & CWMD
M. Stebbins, ATI - CWMD & MCDC, US
1:10Advancing CBRN Protection with MOFs
P. Fuller, NuMat Technologies, US
1:17Electrospin/spray for production of high mitigant-loaded fabrics
R. Pawle, Akita Innovations, LLC, US
1:24Surface Ionization Noncontact Extended-Wear (SINEW) Mask
A. Mamishev, University of Washington, US
1:31A Negative Pressure Protective Barrier Enclosure: The STAT Enclosure
S. Venticinque, Olifant Medical, US
1:38Point of Use CBRN Filter
M. Knapke, Guild Associates Inc, US
1:45Self-Detoxifying Garment
R. Harding, Guild Associates Inc, US
Review Panelist
R.K. Batchelor, CWMD Program Manager JPEO, US
Review Panelist
L. Hess, MCDC Program Manager JPEO, US
Review Panelist
M. Stebbins, ATI - CWMD & MCDC, US
Review Panelist
J. Osborn, ATI - CWMD & MCDC, US
Review Panelist
J. David, Brycetech, US
Review Panelist
J.Yang, DMVBio, US
Review Panelist
C. Clyburn, Med4Site, US
2:00CBRN Defense Modernization Challenge - Medical (MCDC & CWMD Sponsored)Maryland CD
Session chair: Katie Bornfleth & Nick Kacsandi , TechConnect Division, ATI, US
2:00The Protein ProFiler™: A Microfluidic Solution to the Biomarker Complexity
J. Wiktorowicz, InnovaRegi, LLC, US
2:07Software to model immune biological responses across multiple biological scales
T. Helikar, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, US
2:14Next-generation protein sequencing for pathogen agnostic and massively parallel infectious disease diagnostics
J. Yang, Glyphic Bio, US
2:21An Orally Delivered Transuranic Element Nuclear Chelator Therapeutic
A. Sosica, Captura Biopharma, Inc, US
2:28Sensible PCR Platform
E. Templin, Sensible Diagnostics, Inc., US
2:35Rapid, low-cost, scalable biothreat response platform
B. Finrow, Lumen Bioscience, Inc., US
2:42Recognize- A first-in-class diagnostic platform
R. Khosravi-Far, InnoTech Precision Medicine, Inc, US
Review Panelist
R.K. Batchelor, CWMD Program Manager JPEO, US
Review Panelist
L. Hess, MCDC Program Manager JPEO, US
Review Panelist
M. Stebbins, ATI - CWMD & MCDC, US
Review Panelist
J. Osborn, ATI - CWMD & MCDC, US
Review Panelist
J. David, Brycetech, US
Review Panelist
J. Yang, DMVBio, US
Review Panelist
C. Clyburn, Med4Site, US
3:00CBRN Defense Modernization Challenge - Medical (MCDC & CWMD Sponsored)Maryland CD
Session chair: Katie Bornfleth & Nick Kacsandi, TechConnect Division, ATI, US
3:07Engineered protein for tissue protection
J. Way, General Biologics, Inc., US
3:14KWYN™ EFECTIVE
B. Bauchwitz, Charles River Analytics, US
3:21Vaccine Microarray Patch / VaxiPatch
A. Van Prooyen, Verndari, Inc., US
3:28Antibody Platform for Detection and Treatment of Bioterrorism Attacks
M. Martino, Northstar Emergency Management, LLC, US
3:35A New Drug for Traumatic Brain Injury
N. Simon, Azevan Pharmaceuticals, Inc, US
3:42ARN-75039: A small molecule broad-spectrum hemorrhagic arenavirus therapeutic
K. McCormack, Arisan Therapeutics, US
Review Panelist
R.K. Batchelor, CWMD Program Manager JPEO, US
Review Panelist
L. Hess, MCDC Program Manager JPEO, US
Review Panelist
M. Stebbins, ATI - CWMD & MCDC, US
Review Panelist
J. Osborn, ATI - CWMD & MCDC, US
Review Panelist
J. David, Brycetech, US
Review Panelist
J. Yang, DMVBio, US
Review Panelist
C. Clyburn, Med4Site, US
4:00CBRN Defense Modernization Challenge - Sensors (MCDC & CWMD Sponsored)Maryland CD
Session chair: Katie Bornfleth & Nick Kacsandi, TechConnect Division, ATI, US
4:00Sensor-integrated proteome on-chip (SPOC™): a multiplexed pan-pathogen detection platform
B. Takulapalli, INanoBio, Inc., US
4:07Universal Protocol Adapter (UPA)
C. Oneil, Domenix, US
4:14Machine Learning for Multi-modal CBRN Threat Classification and Localization
F. Kitchell, KEF Robotics Inc, US
4:21A Wearable Diamond Sensor of Ionizing Radiation
S. Kuzikov, Euclid Techlabs, LLC, US
4:28A Field Rugged and Mobile Aerosol Particulate Analytical Laboratory with Aerial Drone Sampling Capability
D. Dikken, Measurement Technology Laboratories, US
4:35MIDNIGHT: Monitoring and Inspecting Dirty Nukes Including Generating Heat Maps of Terrain
D. Stouch, Charles River Analytics, Inc., US
Review Panelist
R.K. Batchelor, CWMD Program Manager JPEO, US
Review Panelist
L. Hess, MCDC Program Manager JPEO, US
Review Panelist
M. Stebbins, ATI - CWMD & MCDC, US
Review Panelist
J. Osborn, ATI - CWMD & MCDC, US
Review Panelist
J. David, Brycetech, US
Review Panelist
J. Yang, DMVBio, US
Review Panelist
C. Clyburn, Med4Site, US
4:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase Reception, SBIR/STTR Program Office Meetup, Army xTech Showcase, Poster Session II (4:00 - 6:00)Expo Hall AB
4:00TechConnect Business Team Meet & GreetExpo Hall AB
4:00EPA P3 National Student Design Competition ShowcaseExpo Hall AB
4:00SBIR/STTR PavilionExpo Hall AB
U.S. Department of Defense, US
U.S. Navy, US
U.S. Air Force, US
U.S. Army, US
HHS/NIH, US
U.S. Department of Energy, US
USSOCOM, US
DARPA, US
NSF, US
DHS, US
DHA, US
NASA, US
USDA, US
CDC, US
NOAA, US
MDA, US
EPA, US
US DOT, US
US Department of Education, US
US SBA, US
4:00Materials Characterization - PostersExpo Hall AB
A Powerful New Tool for Rapid Chemical Characterization of Advanced Manufacturing Materials
E. Williams, J. Putman, P. Willis, Exum Instruments, US
Versatile thin film adhesion and scratch testing machine for different material surfaces under various environmental condition
W. Demisse, P. Tyagi, University of the District of Columbia, US
A Decade Team Work in Pursuing Discoveries in Nanostructure Membrane Characterizations and Observations of Friedel-oscillation by AFM for Quantum Sensing and Energy Storage Applications
J. Thornton, E.T. Chen, Advanced Biomimetic Sensors, Inc., US
Democratizing the Assessment of Thermal Robustness of Metal-Organic Frameworks
S. Bonakala, A. Abutaha, E. Palani, A. Samara, S. Mansour, F. El-Mellouhi, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, QA
Chemical identification & characterization of sub-20nm residues and defects with Nano IR PiFM
P. O'Hara, Molecular Vista, Inc., US
High Resolution Measurement of Potential-Dependent Electrochemical Activities on HOPG Using Scanning Electrochemical Cell Microscopy (SECCM)
M-H. Choi, S-J. Cho, L.A. Baker, S. Kaemmer, Park Systems inc., US
Princeton Collaborative Research Facility: diagnostics and modeling for plasma material synthesis and processing applications
Y. Raitses, I. Kaganovich, M. Shneider, A. Dogariu, S. Yatom, S. Gershman, I. Romadanov, N. Chopra, W. Villafana, Y. Ussenov, S. Abe, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, US
Wyonics: Advancing Sustainable Innovations in Wyoming
D. Rone, J. O'Hayre, R.D. Rogers, G. Gurau, C.M. Hill, K.R. Di Bona, Wyonics, US
Broadband Plasmonic SEIRA Structures for Signal Enhancement in nanoIR Spectroscopy
G. Rutins, L. Tetard, University of Central Florida, US
4:00Materials for Sustainable Building - PostersExpo Hall AB
Process Development Results Coupled with Techno-Economic Analysis and Market Survey for Coal-based Bricks & Blocks (CBBs)
J. Heim, R.L. Vander Wal, The Pennsylvania State University, US
Properties of cement paste containing innovative reclaimed cement
S. Abubakri, J. Pizzillo, I. Mantawy, G. Lomboy, Rowan University, US
Energy Efficient and Tunable Air Filter Can save Energy and Increase IAQ
L. Rothenberg, Agentis Air LLC, US
A Novel Experimental Method for Characterising Nano Insulating Materials (NIM) And Infill Gases
O. Abunumah, P. Ogunlude, E. Gobina, A. Giwa, E. Ogoun, R. Prabhu, The Robert Gordon University, UK
End of Life Options for Wind Turbine Blades
C. Cameron, J. Baxter, M. Creighton, Drexel University, US
4:00Nanparticle Synthesis & Characterization - PostersExpo Hall AB
2-D Pd-cellulose with optimized morphology for the effective solar to steam generation
O. Omelianovych, E. Park, H-S Choi, Chungnam National University, KR
Core–Satellite–Satellite Hierarchical Nanostructures: Assembly, Plasmon Coupling, and Gap-Selective Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering
H. Duc Trinh, S. Yoon, Chung-Ang University, KR
4:00Rare Earths & Critical Materials - PostersExpo Hall AB
Cerium Separation from Energy-Relevant Elements with Structured Ligands
H.B. Vibbert, A.W.S. Ooi, A.-H.A. Park, Columbia University, US
Development of Ligand-based Hybrid Systems to Sustainably Recover Energy-Relevant Metals from Unconventional Resources
A.W.S. Ooi, H.B. Vibbert, A.-H.A. Park, Columbia University, US
Enhancing the Electrophoretic Separation of Rare Earth Elements Through Complexation with Carboxylate Ligands
C.L. Tolbert, S.S. Bamane, G.M. Pawar, M.E. Case, C.M. Hill, R.V. Fox, Idaho National Laboratory, US
Illuminating the Difference in Photochemical Oxygen Atom Transfer Reactivity in Model Rare Earth Metal-Organic Complexes
I. Douair, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, US
Global and U.S Rare Earth Element End Use Allocations Balanced by Production
M. Nkiawete, R. Vander Wal, Penn State University, US
Biologically Based Rare Earth Recovery and Separations
S. Napieralski, W.R Henson, C. Immethun, B. Heater, C. Hart, H. Zurier, S. Banta, K. Kucharzyk, Battelle Memorial Institute, US
Development of Rapid and Scalable Biotechnologies for Selective Recovery of Rare Earth Elements
E. Perkins, US Army Engineer Research and Development Center, US
Scalable Biosorption of Rare Earth Elements Using Bacillus Subtilis Spores
C. Clark, A. Thompson, C. Griggs, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineering Research and Development Center, US
Investigating Recycled Battery Materials using a Range of Analytical Methods
C. Stephan, K. Evans, PerkinElmer Inc, CA
Use of Tetrataenite as a Magnetic Material in Nuclear Engineering Applications
D. LaBrier, A. Tahhan-Acosta, C. Pitcher, Idaho State University, US
Liquid-Liquid Solvent Extraction for the Efficient Recovery of Critical Metals and Rare Earth Elements
D. Glatz, Koch Modular Process Systems, US
4:00Advanced Manufacturing - PostersExpo Hall AB
Efficient Fabrication of Self Organised Nanostructures
C.C. Keen, Z. Na, National University of Singapore, SG
Development of Antenna Systems for 4G, 5G and B5G Applications
H.R.D. Filgueiras, T. H. Brandão, L.G. da Silva, A. Cerqueira S. Jr., National Institute of Telecommunications, BR
Characterization of Optical and Charge Transport Properties of TCNQ-based Organic Field Effect Transistors
Y. Chung, S. Melis, X. Zhang, P. Barbara, E. Van Keuren, Georgetown University, US
Synthesis, structural study and optical properties of Dy3+ doped La(PO3)3
S. Chemingui, M. Ferhi, K. Horchani-Naifer and M. Férid, universty Tunis Elmanar, TN
Plasmonic Nanomaterials Assisted 3-D printing of Thermoset Resins
A. Saha, M. Finale, S. Chowdhury, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, US
Process Innovations to Advance the State-of-the-Art in Structural Materials
E.Y. Chen, C.C. Chen, Transition45 Technologies, Inc, US
4:00Sustainability & Efficiency Innovations - PostersExpo Hall AB
From Gorillas to Humans: Sustainability in an Interconnected World
M. Trebilcock Jr., D. Kachevas, K. Kaul, MCPC, US
Room Temperature HCHO Conversion using Oxygen Vacancy-Rich TiO2 Supported Noble Metal Catalyst
J. Jurng, W. Ahmad, Y. Oh, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, KR
The OTV: A Novel Power Electronic Device for Energy Efficiency
K. Sampayan, S. Sampayan, Opcondys, Inc., US
Innovative optical technology applied to CO2 storage geophysical monitoring
M. Verliac, A. Berzanskis, TotalEnergies, FR
Biological Integrated Systems For Carbon Capture
A. Irarrazaval, R. Macedo, F. De Caso, Carbon BioCapture LLC, US
Performance of Recyclable Solar Module with Termoplastic Encapsulant
H-H. Hsieh, Industrial technology research institute, TW
End of Life Photovoltaic Panels: Recent Recycling Technology Development
L. Jiao, Grand Valley State University, US
4:00AI for Materials - PostersExpo Hall AB
Metal Hydride Composition-Derived Parameters as Machine Learning Features for Alloy Design and H2 Storage
S. Nations, T. Nandi, A. Ramazani, S. Wang, Y. Duan, National Energy Technology Laboratory, US
Single-Electron Reservoir Computing Circuit with Online Learning
S. Watanabe, T. Oya, Yokohama National University, JP
AI-driven Part Printability Recommendation System for Additive Manufacturing
J.A. Steets, D. Mooney, B. O’Briant, Illumination Works, LLC., US
Relatable Explanations For AI Applications
J. Tan, National University of Singapore, SG
Faux-Data Injection Optimization for Accelerating Data-Driven Discovery of Materials
A. Ziaullah, S. Chawla, F. El Mellouhi, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, QA
Accelerating Materials discovery: Best practices for Research Data Management Strategies
J. Medina, A. Wahab Ziaullah, E-T. Bentria, H. Park, I.E. Castelli, A. Shaon, H. Bensmail, F. El-Mellouhi, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, QA
Physics-informed machine learning prediction of Curie temperature of rare-earth magnetic materials
P. Singh, T. Del Rose, A. Palasyuk, Y. Mudryk, Ames National Laboratory, US
AI-Based Linearization Schemes for 5G/6G Fiber/Wireless Systems
L.A. Melo Pereira, L..L. Mendes, C.J. Albanez Bastos Filho, A. Cerqueira Sodré Junior, National Institute of Telecommunications (Inatel), BR
Design and Implementation of a Modified Shortest Path Algorithm for Package Delivery
B. Abegaz, Loyola University Chicago, US
Developing a Multi-Sensing Platform for a Six Degrees of Freedom Industrial Robot
B. Abegaz, Loyola University Chicago, US
4:00Fuel Cells & Hydrogen - PostersExpo Hall AB
New Highly Graphitized N-Doped Porous Carbon as a Robust Support for Pt Fuel Cell
H-Y Lee, C-H Shin, T.H. Yu, W.A. Goddard III, J-S Yu, DGIST, KR
A metallic hydride synthesis based on Ti-V-Cr to be used as hydrogen storage
J.A. Amézquita Martínez, O.A. Vargas Ceballos, D.Y. Peña Ballesteros, Universidad Industrial de Santander, CO
4:00Precision Health - PostersExpo Hall AB
Harnessing Emerging Technologies to Deliver Ecologically Valid Precision Therapeutics 
R. Kalunga, F. Elshobokshy, University of the District of Columbia, US
A Landscape of Infectious Disease In Vitro Diagnostic Devices: From 2000 to Present
E. Bradford, MRIGlobal, US
Translation of Cellular-Resolution OCT Images to H&E-Like Stained Images via Generative Adversarial Network
S.T. Tsai, C.H. Liu, S.L. Huang, National Taiwan University, TW
Development of Compact 2D Carbon Beam Scanners for Cancer Therapy
B. Mustapha, Argonne National Laboratory, US
RamanID: A next generation reagent-free point of care platform for rapid virus detection
R. Mahrat, R. Chaturvedi, D. Thomas, D. Gracias, I. Berman, RamanID, US
Therabron; a single biologic to treat multiple threats
A. Pilon, APCBio Innovations, Inc. & Trove Therapeutics, Inc., US
4:00Drug Delivery & Vaccines - PostersExpo Hall AB
Charge booster tags for controlled release of therapeutic proteins from injectable gels
I. Kwon, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), KR
Pivots caused by the pandemic for Surfactant Administration and Airway for Very low birth weight Infants
C. Bernstein, BB Medical Surgical, US
Short Carbon Nanotube Enabled Delivery of mRNA as an HIV-1 Vaccine Candidate
Y. Xu, T. Ferguson, O. Vest, K. Smith, M. Tsuji, X. Kong, C. Tison, Luna Labs USA, US
Bone marrow-targeted drug delivery technology
X. Li, J. Rong, D. Su, J.Z. Zhou, Zymeron Corporation, US
4:00Printed & Flexible Electronics - PostersExpo Hall AB
Additive Manufacturing of Colloidal Nanocrystal Inks for In-Space Manufacturing of Advanced Sensors and Energy Harvesters
F. Rajabi Kouchi, N. McKibben, A. Briggs, J. Manzi, M. Busuladzic-Begic, I. Estrada, J. Eixenberger, T. Varghese, H. Subbaraman, D. Estrada, Boise State University, US
Functional Inks for Additive Manufacturing of Electronics
T. Kirscht, M. Marander, F. Liu, S. Jiang, Iowa State University, US
4:00Student Leaders Conference - PostersExpo Hall AB
Inquiry-Based Structural Assessment of Two-Component Metal Nanostructures Electrodeposited in Patterned Polymer Templates
A. Guttenbeil, A. Kiesel, A. Mahir, C. Hutto, K. Bussard, K. McDonald, W. Sanders, R. Valcarce, P. Illes, M. Alvarez, L. Giddings, R. Holcomb, R. Kochambilli, and G. Johnson, Salt Lake Community College, US
Chemical and nanomechanical investigation of cellular apoptosis of NIH3T3 cells.
J. Chang, S. Rajaraman, L. Tetard, University of Central Florida, US
Ratiometric pH sensing at the nanoscale for biochemical applications
B. Demosthene, J. Pereira, E. Davidson, S. Santra, L Tetard, University of Central Florida, US
Investigating Biodegradation of Sustainable Bio-Packaging Materials for Electronic Devices under Different Operational Conditions
H. Lyu, J. Zhang, E. Schell, G. Iyer, and M.G. Allen, University of Pennsylvania, US
Broadband Plasmonic SEIRA Structures for Signal Enhancement in nanoIR Spectroscopy
G. Rutins, L. Tetard, University of Central Florida, US
Exploring the Utility of Different Lipid Nanoparticle Synthesis Methods for Gene Delivery in Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology: A Comprehensive Review of Recent Research
B.A. Suleiman, Y.A. Suleiman, University of South Florida, US
Creating a Women-Based Community to Engage Middle School Girls in Nanotechnology
T. Murakami, Virginia Tech, US
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